Barristers' chambers

A comparison of pupillages, size and practice areas at the leading barristers' sets.

 

                                                                                                  QCs/juniors      Pupillages      Applications      Pupillage award   Chambers UK Bar rankings   Core practice area(s)    Application deadline
                               
  Atkin Chambers   19/26   2   120   £72,500   5   Construction, commercial   13 December 2017
                               
  2 Bedford Row   16/59   Up to 4   200   £12,000 + £10,000*   5   Crime   7 February 2018**
                               
  Blackstone Chambers   52/55   4   233   £65,000   19   Public law, commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  Brick Court Chambers   41/47   4   200   £65,000   13   Commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  Cloisters   19/46   2   201   £27,000 + £27,000*   3   Common law, employment   7 February 2018**
                               
  Crown Office Chambers   23/77   Up to 3   100-200   £55,000 + £10,000*   10   Common law, commercial   9 February 2018
                               
  Erskine Chambers   11/20   Up to 2   107   £65,000   3   Chancery, commercial   18 January 2018
                               
  39 Essex Chambers   46/84   Up to 3   320   £60,000   19   Commercial, public law, common law   7 February 2018**
                               
  Essex Court Chambers   51/47   Up to 4   100   £65,000   10   Commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  One Essex Court   28/63   5   200   £65,000   8   Commercial, IP   7 February 2018*
                               
  5 Essex Court   7/36   Up to 2   200-300   £25,000 + £10,000*   3   Public law, common law   7 February 2018**
                               
  20 Essex Street   20/47   3   90   £65,000   6   Commercial, public law   7 February 2018**
                               
  Falcon Chambers   11/30   Up to 2   90   £60,000   2   Property   3 January 2018
                               
  Fountain Court Chambers   36/46   Up to 4   175   £65,000   11   Commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  Francis Taylor Building   24/32   2   120   £50,000 + £10,000*   5   Public law   31 January 2018
                               
  Government Legal Service   400   5-10   3,000   £28,000   N/A   Public law   July 2018
                               
  1 Hare Court   12/30   2   80   £35,000   1   Family law   TBC
                               
  Henderson Chambers   12/37   Up to 2   130-150   £70,000 + earnings   6   Commercial, public law   7 February 2018**
                               
  11KBW   19/42   2-3   91   £65,000   9   Public law, employment   7 February 2018**
                               
  Keating Chambers   27/32   Up to 3   150   £67,500   5   Construction, commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  7 King's Bench Walk   24/36   2-4   152   £65,000   6   Commercial, shipping   7 February 2018**
                               
  Landmark Chambers   32/54   Up to 3   237   £65,000   9   Public law   7 February 2018**
                               
  Littleton Chambers   11/43   2   120-140   £67,500   1   Employment, commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  Maitland Chambers   29/41   Up to 3   150   £65,000   12   Chancery, commercial   11 January 2018
                               
  Matrix Chambers   31/47   Up to 2   250   £50,000   15   Public law, crime   7 February 2018
                               
  Monckton Chambers   17/43   2   200   £65,000   10   Public law   7 February 2018**
                               
  4 New Square   22/56   2   120   £65,000   9   Commercial   3 January 2018
                               
  XXIV Old Buildings   12/28   3   200   £65,000   9   Chancery, commercial   27 November 2017
                               
  Outer Temple Chambers   19/68   Up to 4   240   £60,000   10   Common law, commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  4 Pump Court   24/44   2   100-120   £70,000   9   Commercial   12 January 2018
                               
  Six Pump Court   6/52   2   71   £30,000   4   Crime   7 February 2018**
                               
  Pump Court Tax Chambers   11/24   1-3   80   £60,000   3   Tax   TBC
                               
  Quadrant Chambers   22/41   2-3   187   £65,000   5   Shipping, commercial    February 2018**
                               
  Queen Elizabeth Building   6/27   2   85-105   £35,000 + earnings   1    Family law   7 February 2018**
                               
  Radcliffe Chambers   5/50   2   130    £60,000   5   Chancery   5 January 2018
                               
  St John's Chambers   8/78   2-3   200   £35,000   9   Chancery, family, commercial, common law   28 February 2018
                               
  Serle Court   25/39   Up to 3   115   £65,000   10   Chancery, commercial   17 January 2018
                               
  South Square   20/23   Up to 3   150   £65,000   6   Insolvency, commercial   8 January 2018
                               
  4 Stone Buildings   7/29   2   170   £65,000   8   Chancery   7 February 2018**
                               
  2 Temple Gardens   14/49   Up to 4   220   £55,000 + £15,000*   7   Common law, commercial   7 February 2018**
                               
  3 Verulam Buildings   24/47   Up to 4   130   £65,000   9   Commercial   7 February 2018**
   
Wilberforce Chambers

  30/37   2-3   150   £65,000   11   Chancery, commercial   12 January 2018 
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